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August 28, 2014
Pictured here is a clean diesel engine for light trucks that was part of Cummins research and development effort from 1997-2004. Supported with funding by the Energy Department, this engine is as clean and quiet as a gasoline engine, while delivering up to 30 percent better fuel economy. | Photo courtesy of Cummins.
Road to Fuel Savings: Clean Diesel Trucks Gain Momentum with Nissan and Cummins Collaboration

Learn how a new clean diesel engine could improve the fuel economy of full-sized pickup trucks by 40 percent while meeting new emissions standards.

August 25, 2014
Pictured here is one of the solar arrays that is providing New Bedford with clean, renewable energy to power its municipally owned buildings. This ground-mounted solar array is built on a brownfield site. | Photo courtesy of Con Edison Solutions.
New Bedford Builds Foundation for Energy-Centric Economic Development

How a focus on energy efficiency and renewable energy is helping one Massachusetts city prosper.

August 21, 2014
Stars above the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile where the DECam is located. | Photo courtesy of Reidar Hahn at Fermilab.
High-Powered Dark Energy Camera Can See Billions of Light Years Away

The Dark Energy Survey is gearing up for a second year of studying the skies.

August 20, 2014
Pictured here is Ford's Lightweight Concept vehicle, a prototype that is nearly 25 percent lighter than an equivalent conventional vehicle. Using a mix of advanced materials, Ford -- in partnership with Magna International -- shaved about 800 pounds off the baseline vehicle, making a midsize sedan roughly the weight of a subcompact car. | Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Company.
Road to Fuel Savings: Ford, Magna Partnership Help Vehicles Shed the Pounds

Learn how Ford is one step closer to developing an affordable, lightweight passenger car.

August 18, 2014
VIDEO: Shaping Tomorrow’s Wind Energy Leaders

Go behind the scenes to learn how students are gaining the skills necessary to advance the wind industry.

August 18, 2014
Have questions about wind energy? Experts from the Energy Department are answering your questions about wind during a live Twitter Q&A on Tuesday, August 19, at 1 p.m. ET. | Graphic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
#AskEnergy: Join the Live Q&A on Wind Energy

Energy Department experts will be answering your wind energy questions August 19 at 1 p.m. ET on Twitter. We hope to see you there!

August 18, 2014
Bigger and Stronger: Wind turbines are soaring to record sizes. The average rotor diameter of turbines installed in 2013 grew to 97 meters -- up 103 percent since 1998. | Photo courtesy of Vestas Wind Systems A/S.
Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Wind Power

Get the details on a few of the lesser known wind energy facts.

August 18, 2014
Small-Scale Distributed Wind: Northern Power Systems 100 kW turbine at the top of Burke Mountain in East Burke, Vermont. | Photo courtesy of Northern Power Systems.
Top 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Distributed Wind Power

Test your energy knowledge by learning interesting facts about distributed wind.

August 15, 2014
Energy Department employee Tyesha Bennett and her family gleaned 4,400 pounds of sweet potatoes as part of Feds Feed Families | Photos courtesy of Tyesha Bennett, Energy Department.
The Energy Department Feeds Families

The Feds Feed Families Campaign runs through August 27, 2014.

August 15, 2014
A tanker carries liquified natural gas (LNG) off the coast of Homer, Alaska. | Photo courtesy of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
An Update on Proposed Changes to the Energy Department's LNG Export Decision-Making Procedures

After receiving numerous comments about a proposed procedural change to the Energy Department's liquified natural gas export decision-making process, the Department is finalizing its decision to implement the change.